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Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
campaigning is in high gear. president obama and mitt romney both suspended their campaigns in the aftermath of hurricane sandy. today, they're back on the trail in key swing states. doug mcelway has the latest. >> reporter: whatever brief reprieve from political attacks offered in the wake of hurricane sandy is now a memory as president obama and challenger mitt romney refocus on campaigning. >> governor romney has been using all of his talent as a salesman to dress up these very same policies that failed our country so badly. >> reporter: wisconsin was what the state considered a lock for obama. with polls showing a tightening race, the president's appearance in green bay is telling how close this election could be. >> and i am moved by your welcome. >> reporter: mitt romney appeared in another key battleo ground state, addressing a crowd of window dressers in virginia and slammed the president on job creation. >> he's out talking about how he's going to save big bird and then playing silly word games with my last name or first and then attacking me day in and day out, attacking
Nov 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
university, showing their support for governor mitt romney, romney making a last-minute push for votes in battleground virginia. >> i actually think the question of this election comes to this: do you want four more years like the last four years? >> no! >> or do you want real change? >> reporter: romney stayed on his message telling the crowd a second obama term would threaten the economy. >> did obama care create new jobs? >> no! >> did his war on coal and gas and oil create new jobs? >> no. >> did the dodd frank regulations make it easier for banks to make lons to people? >> no! >> reporter: romney presented himself as a can do leader willing to break partisan logjam, rallying the crowd to make a real change, helping him win the white house. >> learned as governor of massachusetts, the best achievements are shared achievements. i have learned the respect and goodwill go a long way and are usually returned in kind. and that is how i will conduct myself as president, i will bring people together. i won't represent one party, i will represent one nation. >> reporter: it's been an exhau
Nov 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
richmond and newport news. the difference this year, though, is that mitt romney's campaign turned the logic on its head. they said no, we're going into fairfax county, loudoun county and there was a span of about three weeks here where the romney forces almost met the president appearance by appearance. the president would have an appearance in fairfax, mitt romney would come in a couple of days later. so, there is no territory right now in virginia that in some form or another, has not been touched by either one of these presidential campaigns. you look at the poor folks in maryland and they couldn't buy one of these presidential candidates to come into their state and that is because they haven't come in. that is an area that is decided. virginia voters have almost been, have an embarrassment of riches this year. they have seen the candidates and spent time with them. they have had numerous amounts of time to look at the men up close. >> uh-huh. >> and make their determinations against them. the key tonight to watch these votes, loudoun county. when they first come in tonight, w
Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. . >>> a massive water main break has been disrupting traffic along wisconsin avenue in bethesda today. take a look. sky fox high above the scene this morning. crews were of placing a water main in front of a high-rise discovered, the condo's parking garage was flooded. bob barnard is on the scene with more. i hear you have wild pictures with the flooding? >> reporter: we do, shawn. this was fresh, not saltwater that caused so many problems in new york and new jersey, but the result of the flooding here. the images from underground look mighty familiar. this is what it looked like down there in the parking garage around 10:00 this morning. they staking -- taking pictures of the five cars nearly submerged in muddy waters. this is a mercedes. parked behind it, another car likely totaled. >> that is horrible. it's like sandy only it was created by
Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
announcement from the romney campaign. and latinos march to the white house today with a wish list of what they would like to see get done during the president's second term. and we're watching new york and new jersey, the already battered region deals with the nor'easter. those stories and much more on the news edge at 6. hang tight. where others fail, droid powers through. introducing the new droid razr maxx hd by motorola. now more than ever droid does. . >>> caught on camera, a former pilot tried to take off with the jet without permission and didn't get too far. the video shows the former pilot driving the plane through a parking lot in july and can you see the video there of the plane bumping up and down and crashing into cars and knocking down the light poll before crack. hedgeland was wanted in connection with the murder of his former girlfriend in colorado and attempted to steal the unoccupied plane in the morning. >>> and. >>> sent a mass text message to all of his friends that he died in a car crash. facebook, twitter, et cetera. the school offered grief counselors. when he show
Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm EST
challenges that we can only solve together. >> reporter: and a defeated mitt romney. >> we look at democrats and republicans at government in all levels to put the people before the politics. >> reporter: when congress hit the campaign trail, it left unfinished business on the table. the democrats and republicans can't agree the country could fall over a so-called fiscal cliff. and that would trigger tax hikes and spending cuts triggers over 600 to $800 billion next year. democrats say the election is over and so should the stalemate. >> i am going to do everything within my power to be as copciliaitory as possible. i want to work together. i want everyone to understand you can't push us around. >> reporter: republicannings warning 53 day automatic sequestration defense cuts could lay off thousands of new yorkers, many in virginia. the gop blocked president obama's campaign promise to raise taxes on wealthier americans. new the house speaker john boehner said old differences should not block new compromise. >> if there is a mandate in yesterday's results, there is a mandate to work
Nov 16, 2012 5:00pm EST
semi closs romney voters. [ laughter ] one, two, me. [ applause ] >> reporter: it's him down to the signature eyebrow and fingero point. >> it's my, every freckle, every hair, and support them the latest dvd of my latest colonoscopy. >> reporter: that is him there down the hallway, oprah, katie couric, al roker. he's larry king and as far as we can tell, one of larry king's groupies. >> this is what it looks like to be with me. [ laughter ] >> reporter: cold bear -- colbair was raised in south carolina and born in washington. he enjoys visiting d.c. >> it reminds me of my infancy. >> and a lot of infantile behavior. >> reporter: he said his kids will visit the museum, will it freak them out? >> of course, it will freak me out. >> reporter: when asked if he had a message for congress. >> are they still here? >> yes. >> reporter: speaking of shirking responsibilities. >> he's going come in handy the next time he's called for jury duty. >> reporter: to sum it up, he enjoys being graced by his own present. [ laughter ] >> you can not lick me. too late. >> reporter: in washington, beth p
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